Director Manufacturing Head Manufacturing

Minimum ? Bachelors in Technology/Engineering

Minimum experience of 10 ? 15 years in manufacturing sector

The tasks a Director, Manufacturing is expected to perform include:Planning, organising, co-ordinating and controlling manufacturing activities

Producing, maintaining or repairing capital or consumer goods

Supportingall products through the manufacturing life cycle

Maintaining continuous quality improvements at the end of life transition

Meeting product launch schedules

Skilled inmanaging personnel resources

Proficient in production, planning and control

Skilled in implementation of lean manufacturing techniques

Skilled in arranging training workshops and seminars in the organisation

Proficient in handling cross functional teams

Ability to generateprofitable revenues and improved productivity of other resources

Not applicable

Good communication skills

Good presentation skills

Leadership abilities

Interpersonal skills


Ability to work independently



It is not a desk job

The candidate will supervise a team of Managers

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system is not involved

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For candidates with experienced ? INR1,00,000 to INR1,70,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Capital Goods and Manufacturing Industry in India

The capital goods and manufacturing industry in India is a strong, resilient and vibrant manufacturing sector.A robust manufacturing sector is an essential element of the Indian growth story. It is particularly important in ensuring employment for a large and growing working age population. Manufacturing, currently at 15% of GDP, needs to grow at a rate that is 2-3% higher than GDP, in order to make a significant contribution to our economy and towards employment generation.

In 2011-12 the size of the capital goods industry was estimated to be 500,000 crore, the domestic demand was valued at 2, 35,000 crore and the exports were valued at 2,65,000 crore.

The government of India has announced a national manufacturing policy with the objective of enhancing the share of manufacturing in GDP by 25% within a decade thereby creating 100 million jobs. It seeks to empower rural youth by imparting all the necessary skills set to make them employed. So, this sector will be a really profitable in the future for Director, Manufacturing.

Manufacturing industry

Cities and towns across India